• Apollo 14 lands on the Moon.
• The war in South-East Asia still raged.
• Charlie Manson & his “family” sentenced to death.
• Pentagon Papers would be published.
• We wouldn’t see anymore cigarette commercials on TV.
• The 26th Amendment lowered the voting age to 18.
• President Richard Nixon declares the U.S. War on Drugs.
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
• MOVIES: “Shaft” “Dirty Harry” & “The Last Picture Show”.
• T.V.: “All in the Family” “Sonny & Cher” and “Columbo” and The Ed Sullivan Show airs its final episode.
• Mickey & Minnie move into Disney World in Orlando Florida.
• The US Ping Pong team was invited to play in China.
• “Hot Pants” and “Moon boots” became a fad.
• Evel Knievel sets a world record and jumps 19 cars.
• The Allman Brothers Band plays their legendary concert at the Fillmore East.
• The London Bridge, was bought for US $2.5 million from the City of London when the bridge was replaced in 1968. The bridge was disassembled, and the marked stones were shipped to Lake Havasu City and reassembled for another US $7 million. It opened in October 1971.
• Jim Morrison
• Duane Allman
• From the album Sticky Fingers
• Rolling Stone magazine ranked it #490 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
• The song was primarily the work of Jagger, who wrote it sometime during the filming of Ned Kelly. (A 1970 film, It was the second Australian feature film version of the story of 19th century Australian bushranger Ned Kelly.)
• The song is also the first single released on Rolling Stones Records
• Jagger attributed the success of the song to a “good groove”. After noting that the lyrics meant so many lewd subjects, the combination of those subjects, and the lyrics ambiguousness was partially why the song was considered successful.
• The Rolling Stones with “Brown Sugar” the #1@1 from May 1971.